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Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi [microform] : containing the fullest and most complete description, from official and other authentic sources, of the geography, geology and natural history (with abundant incidents and adventures), the climate, soil, agriculture, the mineral and mining products, the crops, and herds and flocks, the social condition, educational and religious progress, and future prospects of the whole region lying between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean : to which is added the various routes, and prices of passage and transportation for emigrants thither, the laws, regulations and provisions for obtaining lands from the national or state governments or railroads, counsel as to locations and procuring lands, crops most profitable for culture, mining operations, and the latest processes for the reduction of gold and silver, the exercise of trades or professions, and detailed descriptions of each state and territory, with full information concerning Manitoba, British Colombia, and those regions in the Atlantic States adapted to settlement, by those who do not wish to go west, and statistics of crops, areas, rainfall, etc.

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